Scottville native, police officer David Wyman recovering after being struck on I-94.

November 14, 2017

Scottville native, police officer David Wyman recovering after being struck on I-94.

By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.

BERRIEN COUNTY — Officer David Wyman of the Chikaming Township Police Department has undergone surgeries since he was struck by a vehicle on I-94 Sunday evening while on duty. According to a press release from Chikaming Township Police Chief Todd Anthony Taylor Sr., Wyman, a native of Scottville, is now in stable condition and recovering.

The incident occurred about 9:30 p.m. Sunday, when Wyman was struck by a vehicle driven by a 67-year-old man. The crash took place upon I-94, at the eastbound 12mm exit ramp.

Officer Wyman was at the scene of a vehicle in a ditch and was about ready to clear the scene. Preliminarily, Officer Wyman was struck outside of the patrol car, according to a previous press release. After Officer Wyman was struck, the vehicle that struck Officer Wyman crashed into the rear of the patrol car.

The traffic crash is currently being investigated by the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department and details concerning the traffic crash will be released at a later date.

Officer David Wyman is a six-year police veteran and has been employed with the Chikaming Township Police Department for three-months.

Wyman’s sister, Bethany, asked MCP to share her Facebook post thanking people for their prayers and well wishes:

Thank you to everyone for the many prayers and well wishes for my brother David James Wyman. Many of you have been asking how you can help following his line of duty accident, and right now we’re still in the process of adjusting to the whole situation and getting him on the track to healing, and aren’t even sure what is needed yet. However, his wife Alaina is an hour from home with him at the hospital and our parents are two hours away.

“If you’d like to send cards(which he would love!), patches, or donate gas cards or other gift cards such as prepaid debit/gift cards to help with fuel, hotel, and other travel expenses, you can drop them off or send them to the Mason County MI Sheriff’s Office (302 N. Delia St., Ludington, MI 49431). Thank you again for your support and prayers, they are greatly appreciated.”

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